Nugget meaning

nŭg'ĭt
Something small, as an item of information, that is regarded as valuable.
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The definition of a nugget is a small chunk of something.

An example of a nugget is a bit of gold found in a miner's pan.

An example of a nugget is a small piece of information.

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A small, solid lump, especially of gold.
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A small compact portion or unit.

Nuggets of information.

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A lump; esp., a lump of native gold.
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A small chunk or portion, as of food.
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(countable) A small, compact chunk or clump.

A gold nugget.

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(countable) A tidbit of something valuable.

A nugget of wisdom.

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(uncountable) A type of boot polish.
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(countable) A bud from the Cannabis sativa plant. Usually implies dankness.
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(countable, slang) An inexperienced, newly trained fighter pilot.
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Origin of nugget

  • Perhaps diminutive of English dialectal nug lump
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition